Category Manager – Waste - North West

£500 - Waste Management - Category Manager
Ref: 67 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Apr 2019
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Category Manager – Waste 

Position: Interim (6 Month Contract)  

Day Rate: £500 per day 

Location: Manchester   

The Waste Category Manager will deliver on key procurement projects across the category space. You will work in an internal consultancy capacity, leading responsibility for Waste spend, quality and service.

You will develop key supplier relationships, ensuring that suppliers are managed effectively both internally and externally in order to maximise business. This will also include supporting the Strategic and Preferred supplier programmes across the Waste portfolio.

Main Responsibilities for the Role will Include: 

  • Responsible for drafting, evaluating, negotiating and executing new and existing supplier contracts.
  • Project manage all strategic sourcing initiatives across all Waste spend areas.
  • Ability to lead the development of category strategies based upon exemplary supply market knowledge and experience.
  • Identify and deliver savings / rebate opportunities in line with business targets.

Required Skills: 

  • Strong and effective decision-making capacity.
  • Effective at interpreting complex and multiple sources of information to make decisions.
  • Improves processes to eliminate non-value adding activities.
  • Highly effective collaboration skills.
  • Effective at influencing others, inc. executive management.
  • Expert knowledge of the Waste market place and external best practices.